The Adventures of Curtis Staggs

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Julio Ortiz

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Curtis is a boy who has always done wht he has felt in his heart to be the correct thing to do. He sets high goals for himself but has the determination to accomplish them even if he must venture on anther route to reach his objective. As he grows and obligations become more demanding he wonders how happy he really is things used to be so much easier when he was riding sheep in the County Rodeo maybe he is not following his own heart but being guided into what is expected of him to be. Curtis devises a plan to get even against the world for all the hardship he has endured in route to a career where he would rather be doing something else. He blames other people for his actions. Then the self that he was raised to be comes out, he feels ashamed of himself for even considering hurting another person he plans to undo what has been done. Only to realize he had 1 really good friend in his corner the whole time, none of the procedures for vengeance through his master plan had ever been initiated. Curtis gives thanks and smiles he appreciates his position in the world and accepts he is where he is by his own ventures and decisions.


Sci-Fi, Suspense / Thriller, Action, Comedy, Adventure, Family,

Short Summary

Centers around Curtis a young black kid who has country and farm influences. Would love to be a Bull rider he is driven to achieve his dream even if he plays basketball to get there. falls in love with it. blames others for pushing him a certain direction vows revenge.


Curtis staggs is raised in Las Cruces New Mexico small town desert / Country / rodeo. He later attends Colorado State University again small town basketball training/ gym / national tournament. Curtis is drafted by the NBA in sanfrancisco / Visits Chicago. Signed by the Houston Rockets / visits NASA space center / Toyota Center / attends event at The Galleria Mall- Fashion show

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Curtis Staggs

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Decisive

Additional Character Details

Name: Mr. P (Presley )

Age: 1

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Billy Staggs - father

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Richard Fontenot

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available



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